Spanish-language Twitter feeds have been reporting that Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, has examined constructive for coronavirus, Tom Phillips experiences from Rio de Janeiro.
It comes after Bolsonaro’s press secretary was discovered to have the illness following a visit to the US, however the experiences are being denied as faux information and none of Brazil’s important media websites have confirmed them.
Bolsonaro has taken a check, nevertheless, in line with native media, and the outcomes will probably be prepared on Friday. His son Eduardo Bolsonaro, a congressman who was additionally on the journey, tweeted that his father “is just not exhibiting any indicators of the illness”.
On Thursday, the Brazilian authorities confirmed media experiences that Bolsonaro’s press secretary, Fabio Wajngarten, examined constructive following the US journey he was additionally on, together with ministers, congressmen and the primary girl, Michelle Bolsonaro, in addition to Eduardo Bolsonaro.
Bolsonaro dined with Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago on Saturday evening and movies and photographs, together with some on Wajngarten’s personal Instagram account, confirmed the press secretary, Bolsonaro and Trump all in shut proximity. “I’m not involved,” Trump told reporters on Thursday.
The Intercept has reported that other than Wajngarten, three different members of the delegation have additionally reported feeling flu-like signs and been examined, quoting an nameless supply. It didn’t identify the three others.
In the meantime conservative Brazilians planning pro-Bolsonaro demonstrations throughout Brazil which can be attacking Congress on Sunday have begun sharing photographs of individuals carrying masks – however are insisting the protests, which Bolsonaro himself endorsed, will go forward. Bolsonaro has cancelled an interview for the launch of CNN Brasil as a result of air the identical day, the Folha de S.Paulo newspaper website reported.